Lawyers Must Learn To Dance Around FCPA Discovery Dangers

Law360, New York (September 5, 2012, 7:24 PM EDT) -- When investigating potential violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, multinational companies' and their counsel's biggest roadblocks come in the form of high costs and varying data privacy laws — hurdles that experts say won't go away anytime soon.

In a recent survey of 114 FCPA lawyers and accountants, FTI Consulting Inc. found that 40 percent of respondents had spent more than $500,000 conducting electronic discovery for multinational bribery matters. And most of those surveyed — 54 percent — called local data privacy laws their top...
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